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This article was published on July 28, 2009


    Contradiction: Virtual Real Love?

    Contradiction: Virtual Real Love?
    Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten
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    Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten

    CEO and co-founder, TNW

    Boris is a serial entrepreneur who founded not only TNW, but also V3 Redirect Services (sold), HubHop Wireless Internet Provider (sold), and Boris is a serial entrepreneur who founded not only TNW, but also V3 Redirect Services (sold), HubHop Wireless Internet Provider (sold), and pr.co. Boris is very active on Twitter as @Boris and Instagram: @Boris.

    flirtWe are living in a digital age where everything seems to move unto the web.

    So does love.

    Right?

    Shown on the right here is an illustration titled “Flirting 2.0” which shows an escalating path starting at a cute little poke at facebook and leading to actual IRL dating.

    So which steps have you taken?

    How much do you flirt online?
    Do you check cute avatars at Twitter?
    Search for “status: single” at your social network?

    Is it possible, at all, to find real love online?